FIX: An exception occurs in DHCP.dll after you bind a different network adapter on a Windows Embedded Compact 7 device connected to a DHCP server

Introduction

This article describes an issue in which an exception occurs in DHCP.dll after you bind a different network adapter on a Windows Embedded Compact 7 device. An update is available to resolve this issue. Before you install this update, all previously issued updates for this product must be installed.

Symptoms

Consider the following scenario:

  • You have a Windows Embedded Compact 7 device that is connected to a DHCP server.

  • You build a project to register a network adapter for the device.

  • You bind a different network adapter, and then you change the value of VMINI_ADAPTER_NAME.

  • You set the DebugZones registry item as follows:

    Registry location:  HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\DebugZones
    DWORD name: DHCP
    DWORD value: ffff


In this scenario, when you run the program in Windows Embedded Compact 7, you receive an exception in DHCP.dll.

Resolution

Software update information

A supported software update is now available from Microsoft as Windows Embedded Compact 7 Monthly Update (May 2015).

Note This Windows Embedded Compact 7 Monthly Update is available for download from the following Microsoft Download Center website:

Windows Embedded Compact 7 Updates

Prerequisites

This update is supported only if all previously issued updates for this product have also been installed.

Restart requirement

After you apply this update, you must perform a clean build of the whole platform. To do this, use one of the following methods:

  • On the Build menu, click Clean Solution, and then click Build Solution.

  • On the Build menu, click Rebuild Solution.

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this software update.

Update replacement information

This update does not replace any other updates.

The English version of this software update package has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.

Files that are included in this update package

File name

File size

Date

Time

Path

Dhcp.map

226,358

29-May-2015

09:16

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Mipsii\Checked

Dhcp.rel

216,281

29-May-2015

09:16

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Mipsii\Checked

Dhcp.dll

241,664

29-May-2015

09:16

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Mipsii\Checked

Dhcp.map

194,483

29-May-2015

09:15

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Mipsii\Retail

Dhcp.rel

155,932

29-May-2015

09:15

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Mipsii\Retail

Dhcp.dll

188,416

29-May-2015

09:15

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Mipsii\Retail

Dhcp.map

290,653

29-May-2015

09:15

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Mipsii\Debug

Dhcp.rel

386,743

29-May-2015

09:15

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Mipsii\Debug

Dhcp.dll

380,928

29-May-2015

09:15

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Mipsii\Debug

Dhcp.map

228,754

29-May-2015

09:16

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Armv6\Checked

Dhcp.rel

69,831

29-May-2015

09:16

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Armv6\Checked

Dhcp.dll

204,800

29-May-2015

09:16

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Armv6\Checked

Dhcp.map

196,980

29-May-2015

09:17

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Armv6\Retail

Dhcp.rel

49,067

29-May-2015

09:17

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Armv6\Retail

Dhcp.dll

155,648

29-May-2015

09:17

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Armv6\Retail

Dhcp.map

293,189

29-May-2015

09:15

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Armv6\Debug

Dhcp.rel

76,617

29-May-2015

09:15

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Armv6\Debug

Dhcp.dll

339,968

29-May-2015

09:15

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Armv6\Debug

Dhcp.map

234,554

29-May-2015

09:15

Public\Common\Oak\Target\X86\Checked

Dhcp.rel

57,738

29-May-2015

09:15

Public\Common\Oak\Target\X86\Checked

Dhcp.dll

163,840

29-May-2015

09:15

Public\Common\Oak\Target\X86\Checked

Dhcp.map

203,482

29-May-2015

09:16

Public\Common\Oak\Target\X86\Retail

Dhcp.rel

36,887

29-May-2015

09:16

Public\Common\Oak\Target\X86\Retail

Dhcp.dll

131,072

29-May-2015

09:16

Public\Common\Oak\Target\X86\Retail

Dhcp.map

290,579

29-May-2015

09:15

Public\Common\Oak\Target\X86\Debug

Dhcp.rel

95,003

29-May-2015

09:15

Public\Common\Oak\Target\X86\Debug

Dhcp.dll

249,856

29-May-2015

09:15

Public\Common\Oak\Target\X86\Debug

Dhcp.map

229,316

29-May-2015

09:16

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Sh4\Checked

Dhcp.rel

109,996

29-May-2015

09:16

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Sh4\Checked

Dhcp.dll

184,320

29-May-2015

09:16

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Sh4\Checked

Dhcp.map

197,462

29-May-2015

09:16

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Sh4\Retail

Dhcp.rel

84,331

29-May-2015

09:16

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Sh4\Retail

Dhcp.dll

143,360

29-May-2015

09:16

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Sh4\Retail

Dhcp.map

293,284

29-May-2015

09:16

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Sh4\Debug

Dhcp.rel

155,700

29-May-2015

09:16

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Sh4\Debug

Dhcp.dll

290,816

29-May-2015

09:16

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Sh4\Debug

Dhcp.map

226,358

29-May-2015

09:16

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Mipsii_fp\Checked

Dhcp.rel

216,281

29-May-2015

09:16

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Mipsii_fp\Checked

Dhcp.dll

241,664

29-May-2015

09:16

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Mipsii_fp\Checked

Dhcp.map

194,483

29-May-2015

09:16

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Mipsii_fp\Retail

Dhcp.rel

155,932

29-May-2015

09:16

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Mipsii_fp\Retail

Dhcp.dll

188,416

29-May-2015

09:16

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Mipsii_fp\Retail

Dhcp.map

290,652

29-May-2015

09:15

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Mipsii_fp\Debug

Dhcp.rel

386,743

29-May-2015

09:15

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Mipsii_fp\Debug

Dhcp.dll

380,928

29-May-2015

09:15

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Mipsii_fp\Debug

Dhcp.map

228,670

29-May-2015

09:16

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Armv7\Checked

Dhcp.rel

69,802

29-May-2015

09:16

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Armv7\Checked

Dhcp.dll

204,800

29-May-2015

09:16

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Armv7\Checked

Dhcp.map

196,980

29-May-2015

09:16

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Armv7\Retail

Dhcp.rel

49,067

29-May-2015

09:16

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Armv7\Retail

Dhcp.dll

155,648

29-May-2015

09:16

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Armv7\Retail

Dhcp.map

293,192

29-May-2015

09:15

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Armv7\Debug

Dhcp.rel

76,617

29-May-2015

09:15

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Armv7\Debug

Dhcp.dll

339,968

29-May-2015

09:15

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Armv7\Debug

Dhcp.map

228,751

29-May-2015

09:16

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Armv5\Checked

Dhcp.rel

69,831

29-May-2015

09:16

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Armv5\Checked

Dhcp.dll

204,800

29-May-2015

09:16

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Armv5\Checked

Dhcp.map

196,980

29-May-2015

09:16

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Armv5\Retail

Dhcp.rel

49,067

29-May-2015

09:16

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Armv5\Retail

Dhcp.dll

159,744

29-May-2015

09:16

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Armv5\Retail

Dhcp.map

293,192

29-May-2015

09:15

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Armv5\Debug

Dhcp.rel

76,617

29-May-2015

09:15

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Armv5\Debug

Dhcp.dll

339,968

29-May-2015

09:15

Public\Common\Oak\Target\Armv5\Debug


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